Michael Gibson

Thiel Foundation

Guest

Vice president of grants for the Thiel Foundation, the nonprofit started by PayPal co-founder Peter Thiel

Michael Gibson on KCRW

College, long considered the golden ticket to success, is losing its luster. Tuition at public schools has quadrupled in the past 35 years. National student debt now tops $1 trillion.

The End of College?

College, long considered the golden ticket to success, is losing its luster. Tuition at public schools has quadrupled in the past 35 years. National student debt now tops $1 trillion.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

More from KCRW

Governor Gavin Newsom’s approval rating was above 60% in June. Now California is one of the world’s coronavirus hotspots, and Governor Newsom is facing another recall attempt.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

This week’s picks include an artist who melds tradition, craft, and pop culture to create inclusive and uplifting messages; artworks that start on iPhones and end up large scale; and a…

from Arts & Culture Stories

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for January 19, 2021.

Cases of COVID-19 are on the rise among people experiencing homelessness in LA County. Group shelters are having a particularly hard time controlling the spread.

from Greater LA

Josh Barro and Ken White talk about the legal ramifications for the people who mobbed the U.S. Capitol building, and for President Trump.

from LRC Presents: All the President's Lawyers

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for January 11, 2021.

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for January 14, 2021.

This week’s art picks include drawings that explore deaf rage and experiences of trauma; a new age radio station broadcasting from a Santa Monica gallery; and a series of irregularly…

from Arts & Culture Stories

Today the House of Representatives voted to impeach President Trump for inciting an insurrection against the federal government. Ten Republicans broke party ranks to vote in favor.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand